Daniele Bennati

Daniele Bennati (born 24 September 1980 in Arezzo ) is an Italian racing cyclist.


Bennati started his professional career in 2002 with Acqua & Sapone - Cantina Tollo. He won his first race in 2002 ( stage Tour of Bank Austria ) and in the same year, a stage of the Regio Tour. He then moved to Domina Vacanze Elitron and won one each stage of the Mediterranean Tour and the Tour of Poland. After a weak year at Phonak he went to Lampre- Caffita and immediately won the Giro di Toscana. After that, he took first place in three stages of the Tour of Germany and won the points classification.

In the Tour of Poland, he celebrated two stage wins. In 2006, he was able to retract wins in UCI ProTour race again, so for example in the Tour of Catalonia. In his sixth year as a pro Bennati already runs in the fifth team.

In the 2007 Tour de France he won at the last stage in Paris in a mass sprint against Thor Hushovd and Erik Zabel.

For the 2008 season, he signed a contract with Liquigas. At the Giro d' Italia 2008, he was the most successful sprinters with three stage wins and winning the points classification. The 2008 Tour de France he missed, however, due to Achilles tendonitis.

In 2005, Bennati tested positive and the race Gent- Wevelgem cautioned to betamethasone.



  • A stage in Tour of Poland


  • Giro di Toscana
  • Three stages Tour of Germany
  • Two stages of Tour of Poland


  • A stage Tour of Valencia
  • A stage Tour of Catalonia
  • Memorial Pantani
  • Two stages of Tour of Poland
  • GP Città di Misano
  • Giro del Piemonte


  • A stage Mediterranean cruise
  • Three stages Valencia Tour
  • A stage of Three Days of De Panne
  • Two stages of the Tour de France
  • Three stages and points classification Vuelta a Espana


  • A stage of Tour de Romandie
  • Three stages and points classification Giro d' Italia
  • A stage Eneco Tour
  • A stage and team time trial Vuelta a España
  • Giro del Piemonte
  • Trofeo Pollença
  • Giro della Provincia di a stage Grosseto
  • A stage in the Giro di Sardegna and Appreciation
  • A stage in the Tour of Oman
  • A stage of Tirreno- Adriatico
  • Giro di Toscana
  • Circuit Cycliste Sarthe three stages
  • A stage in Tour of Austria
  • A stage of the Tour de Wallonie
  • Team time trial and 20th stage Vuelta a España
  • A stage in the Vuelta a España


  • 2002 Acqua & Sapone - Cantina Tollo
  • 2003 Domina Vacanze Elitron
  • 2004 Phonak Hearing Systems
  • 2005 Lampre- Caffita
  • 2006 Lampre- Fondital
  • 2007 Lampre- Fondital
  • 2008 Liquigas
  • 2009 Liquigas
  • 2010 Liquigas- Doimo
  • 2011 Leopard Trek
  • 2012 RadioShack -Nissan
  • 2013 Saxo - Tinkoff